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" So saying, her rash hand in evil hour Forth reaching to the Fruit, she pluck'd, she eat: Earth felt the wound, and Nature from her seat Sighing through all her Works gave signs of woe, That all was lost. "
Paradise lost, a poem. Pr. from the text of Tonson's correct ed. of 1711 - Page 263
by John Milton - 1801
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The Christian Family Annual, Volumes 2-3

1843
...supposed ignorant of such a subject ? U!N evil hour Forth reaching to the fruit, she pluck'd, ahe ate ! Earth felt the wound, and Nature from her seat Sighing...all her works, gave signs of woe That all was lost." This, all confess was Eve's great and direful mistake. But why address any from this theme and especially...
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The Prodigal Reclaimed: Or, The Sinner's Ruin and Recovery

Samuel Irenæus Prime - Christian life - 1843 - 220 pages
...of every sinner who breaks the law of God, he ventured on the awful experiment. " He plucked, he ate Earth felt the wound, and nature from her seat Sighing...all her works, gave signs of woe That all was lost." From that dark hour to this, the consequences of that one sin have flowed like a river of death over...
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The Eclectic Magazine of Foreign Literature, Science, and Art, Volume 49

American literature - 1860
...eloquence force us to realize Milton's grand figure, what Dr. Bushnell proves to be only soberest fact : "Earth felt the wound; and nature from her seat, Sighing...all her works, gave signs of woe, That all was lost" We shall give one illustration of the style in which he describes the disturbance introduced by sin...
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Letters on Various Subjects, Volume 1

James Caughey - Methodist Church - 1844
...thought so, when he tells us, that no sooner had Eve plucked, and eaten the forbidden fruit, than " Earth felt the wound, and nature from her seat, Sighing...her works, gave signs of woe, That all was lost." If the heavens, on that dreadful night, were 11 milled with clouds; if the forked lightning and the...
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A Grammar of the Greek Language, Part First: A Practical Grammar of the ...

Alpheus Crosby - Greek language - 1844 - 487 pages
...termed prosopopoeia or personification (trfirtmr, persona, person, rut*, foci», to make) ; as, " Karth felt the wound, and Nature from her seat, Sighing...her" works, gave signs of woe, That all was lost." Milton. § 49O. 2. METONYMY (/niotw/ua, change of name,) gives to one object the name of another which...
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Aids to English Composition

Richard Green Parker - English language - 1845 - 50 pages
...the scene. So saying, her rash hand in evil hour Forth reaching to the fruit, she plucked, she ate. Earth felt the wound, and Nature from her seat, Sighing...all her works, gave signs of woe That all was lost. The voice of thy brother's blood crieth unto me from the ground. Thou "rt purpling now, O Sun, the...
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Aids to English Composition, Prepared for Students of All Grades: Embracing ...

Richard Green Parker - English language - 1845 - 429 pages
...that blows. So saying, her rash hand in evil hour Forth reaching to the fruit, she plucked, she ate. Earth felt the wound, and Nature from her seat, Sighing...all her works, gave signs of woe That all was lost. The voice of thy brother's blood crieth unto me from the ground. Thou 'rt purpling now, 0 Sun, the...
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Lectures on Rhetoric and Belles Lettres

Hugh Blair - English language - 1845 - 592 pages
...fruit: So saying, her rash hand, in evil hour, , Forth reaching to the fruit, she pluck'd, she ate : Earth felt the wound; and Nature, from her seat Sighing,...all her works, gave signs of woe, That all was lost. B. iz. 780. All the circumstances and ages of men, poverty, riches, youth, old age, all the dispositions...
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The Works of John Milton: With an Introduction and Bibliography

John Milton - Poetry - 1994 - 486 pages
...So saying, her rash hand in evil hour 780 Forth-reaching to the fruit, she plucked, she eat; liarth felt the wound, and Nature from her seat, Sighing...slunk The guilty Serpent, and well might, for Eve, Intent now wholly on her taste, naught else Regarded; such delight till then, as seemed, In fruit she...
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Mimic Fires: Accounts of Early Long Poems on Canada

D. M. R. Bentley - Literary Criticism - 1994 - 354 pages
...tendréis twine, Comes forth the screech-owl's boding song. (1427-34) The allusion here to Paradise Lost ("Earth felt the wound, and Nature from her seat /...her Works gave signs of woe, / That all was lost" [9:782-84]) places the preceding events in the context of the Fall, while the surrounding metaphors...
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